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What Trump’s decision on Jerusalem means for those living in the city


The United States’ decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem and recognize the city as Israel’s capital was rebuked by the international community in a late December United Nations vote. The shift in the U.S. position also set off a wave of protests, further complicating the peace process. Palestinians say they now feel the U.S. cannot be a neutral broker of any future agreement between them and Israel. But Jerusalem, considered a holy center for the world’s three major monotheistic religions, has always been a contested city.